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Riverside Public Utilities is an award-winning consumer-owned water and electric utility that has been providing efficient, reliable services throughout the City of Riverside since 1895.

We are committed to providing the highest quality water and electric services at the lowest possible rates to benefit the community.

Call (951) 782-0330 for 24-hour power/water emergencies.




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Inside Riverside Public Utilities’ School Education Program

Released 02/13/2019

Since 2001, Riverside Public Utilities’ School Education Program has provided a unique, hands-on experience for children in the elementary grades. The program serves more than 45 public elementary schools and 30 private schools in Riverside’s service area. The state mandated charges collected on your utility bill pay for the programs designed to align with next generation state curriculum standards, while promoting both energy and water conservation and the science behind it.

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Landscape Training Workshop Series

Riverside Public Utilities is partnering with Riverside Corona Resources Conservation District and the Janet Goeske Center to offer a free series of training classes to help you achieve More Color with Less Water. Learn how to manage your soil, program your irrigation controller properly, troubleshoot your irrigation system, convert traditional irrigation to drip and how to remove and replace your lawn with low water use plants.

The educational series will be comprised of five classes each lasting for one and a half to two hours per class. The program is designed to give a comprehensive look at the major components of your landscaping. The classes are intended to complement each other but can be taken individually as well. View the flyer.


Fire Threat Map

View the fire threat map, e-mail Stephen LaFond for public comments, or visit the CPUC for more information.







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Upcoming Changes to Both Water and Electric Rates

Utility 2.0

Utility 2.0

The utility industry is undergoing its biggest changes yet.





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